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Element

110 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JF, Scotland
+44 131 225 3297
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (34 reviews)
“haggis” (31 reviews)
“burger” (32 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
110 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JF, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 615 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First impressions I felt the restaurant was a bit too casual but service was very good, food excellent and music superb. They had a DJ playing tunes who clearly knew his stuff. Nice place for a drink too.

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife is gluten free, I am not. So what better place to dine where they have a gluten free menu which has almost the same choices as the none GF version. I had the Cod with Chorizo crust, my wife had the Burger. Great...More

Thank Burnley113
January W, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there Thanks so much for such a great review! We pride ourselves on being able to offer a wide variety selection of fresh, homemade dishes which cater to any and all dietary requirements. We usually fill up to about 2/3 capacity with bookings, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this as we were out for a few cocktails and I was absolutely starving, I dragged my boyfriend in as I could smell the food from outside. We had duck nuggets, ham hock terrine, chorizo crusted cod and my boyfriend had haddock and...More

Thank Kayleigh S
January W, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Kayleigh Thanks so much for an awesome review! That peanut butter parfait is certainly not to be missed; definitely a favourite amongst the staff. It was an absolute joy to look after you and your boyfriend and we cannot wait to have you back!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked in having no idea what to expect and were greeted by a lovely barman who helped my girlfriend choose a perfect gin with berry garnish and allowed us to browse the food menu before we decided to take a table. The atmosphere was...More

Thank megadyl
January W, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Megadyl We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Element; thanks so much for leaving such a wonderful review. It's always great to hear that the work we do is appreciated by our lovely guests. Chef was more than happy to make...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and atmosphere. Very busy Saturday night but we had booked. Food was very good with a variety to suit most people. Drinks were reasonably priced too. Would recommend.More

Thank Sheila M
January W, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Sheila Thanks so much for your review, I'm really glad you enjoyed your visit to Element. As you say, as a small venue we fill up very quickly, so space is limited - booking on weekends is a very good idea, but we do...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely surroundings, beautiful food & excellent staff, with a relaxing atmosphere, couldn't fault anything, special mention for the burger with haggis....which was delicious!More

Thank pud3
Christian L, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi pud3, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience with us. I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed your meal here at Element. I will pass your comment to the staff and we look forward to having...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for breakfast one morning and what a beautiful place this is! The decor is simply stunning. The breakfast was delicious, plenty of choice and the staff were very friendly!More

Thank Lauren S
Christian L, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lauren S, Thank you for taking the time and write this review. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed our breakfast and we look forward to having you here again for lunch, dinner or just a drink - whatever the occasion may...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a meal in here for the first time and wouldn't hesitate to go back. The atmosphere and the ambience was lovely . Very cosy little bar and restaurant . Staff were lovely and the food was excellent . Woukd recommend and not really expensive...More

Thank aileen m
Christian L, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi aileen m, thank you for taking the time and reviewing your experience. I am glad to hear that you have thoroughly enjoyed your time with us. Looking forward to seeing you again. Kindly Element Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In an eerie coincidence to another review recently for this restaurant, I'm from Essex and it was my 30th birthday on 25th January (Burns Night) and my wife booked Element for dinner as part of a short break to Edinburgh. It was an absolutely amazing...More

Thank Glenn R
Christian L, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Glenn R, Thank you very much for writing such a lovely review of your experience with us. I am really happy to hear that everything - from the food to the service, from starter to coffees - was top notch. Our staff is trained...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on Sunday for brunch after an overnight to celebrate my 50th. There were 7 of us having brunch and cocktails. Food was lovely, we weren't made to feel rushed at all and the service, especially from Ewen was first class. Will definitely return...More

Thank anniee9
Christian L, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi anniee9, Thank you very much for this kind review. We were really happy to accommodate you and your party and pleased to hear that everything was perfect. I will make sure to pass your compliments to the staff, in particular Ewen, and we look...More

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Ten2doc
3 December 2017|
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Response from Christian L | Property representative |
Good evening Ten2doc, our license allows children with 5 years or more until 8 pm in the restaurant area if every guest is having a full meal. There are items on our menus that are suitable for children, although we do not... More
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19Umbertino70
15 November 2017|
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Response from Christian L | Property representative |
Hi 19Umbertino70, I'm afraid we will be closed on Christmas' Day, but we will be open on Christmas' Eve and Boxing Day if you would like to celebrate the festivities with us. Thanks for your interest. Element Team
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rch77
24 October 2016|
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Response from chunkysharp | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Element is a smart bar & eating place, therefore, I think they mean don't turn up in jogging bottoms & a t shirt. Smart/casual is fine, when I visited lots of tourists where there and they wern't exactly dressed up to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Princes Street and Gardens
  • Neighbourhood: Princes Street and Gardens
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 3297
  • E-mail
Description
Tucked away just off Princes Street in amongst the boutiques of Rose Street you will find Element. The bar has long since established itself as the perfect place to eat, drink and relax right in the heart of the Edinburgh. Whether you’re sampling a local beer or cocktail in the bar after work or enjoying a lazy weekend lunch in the restaurant, our staff will ensure you feel welcome in our home from home.
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